THE COLOR PURPLE To Open in December, FUN HOME Kids on “The View”, and more!

The Color Purple

The Color Purple will begin previews at the Broadway Theater on November 9th with an opening night set for December 3rd. Casting is TBA!

The Fun Home kids will perform on “The View” tomorrow on ABC! Check your local listings. We’ll have a clip up later that day!

Congratulations to Nicholas Jenkins (Off-Bway’s Waiting for Godot) who has recently joined the national tour of Kinky Boots as the Young Lola s/b. Go see the show if you can!

Doctor Zhivago will get a cast album! The musical will record a cast album soon with a release date set for July 31st. More details can be found at TheatreMania.com.

Stars in the Alley occured today and we have a bunch of pictures and video from that – along with the kids of Matilda, Fun Home, On Your Feet, The Lion King, and Les Miserables – below!

DOCTOR ZHIVAGO To Close, Video of Kylie Myers’s Broadway Debut, and more!

Doctor Zhivago

It was announced today that Doctor Zhivago will close on May 10, 2015. Go see it while you can and support Ashley Brooke, Sophia Gennusa, Jonah Halperin, Ava-Riley Miles, and the rest of the cast! Get more information about the closing on TheaterMania.com.

Kylie Myers, the 12-year-old girl of Smiley for Kylie who had Broadway dreams, passed away in February after her battle with cancer. Recently, she made her Broadway debut in a powerful PSA that played on an electronic billboard in Times Square. Please check out the video below and share!

Jon Viktor Corpuz (The King and I) and Rachel Resheff (Fish in the Dark) will both make their 54 Below solo debuts in the coming months! Jon’s is scheduled for June 15th, and you can get tickets HERE. Rachel’s will be on July 26th, and you can get tickets HERE. Make sure to catch them if you can–we are sure they will both be great!

Grayson Taylor (New York Spring Spectacular) now has a Facebook page! Check it out and like his page HERE!

The Lion King will take part in Family Day OUT! Get more information on Playbill.com.

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Iowa, Fun Home, Matilda, Annie, The King and I, and New York Spring Spectacular!

PHotobooth session! Have we mentioned how much we love this #IowaPH cast?

Posted by Playwrights Horizons on Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Broadway.com Audience Choice Award Nominations, Photo Coverage from CABARET FOR A CAUSE, and more!

Sydney Lucas

Congratulations to Sydney Lucas (Fun Home), who was nominated for a Broadway.com Audience Choice Award for Favorite Breakthrough Performance (Female)! A lot of our featured productions also received nominations–check out our list HERE and the full list of nominees on Broadway.com. Congrats to all!

Check out photo coverage from Cabaret for a Cause on Playbill.com!

We just found a video that Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) did for the Sonnet Project back in July! Check it out below:

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of The Lion King, Kinky Boots, Iowa, Les Miserables, Matilda, Annie, The King and I, New York Spring Spectacular, and Fun Home!

 

Interviews with Sydney Lucas, BroadwayWorld Award Voting, and more!

We found interviews with Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) from the Tony nominee reception. Watch below!

Congratulations to the Fun Home which has broken the house record for the Circle in the Square Garden’s box office!

Voting for the BroadwayWorld Award nominations have started! Go to BWW.com to cast your vote.

The teaser trailer for Peyton Ella‘s (The Sound of Music LIVE) new indie short “Bound” is now online! Take a look:

BOUND Teaser from Lexi St. John on Vimeo.

 

Kolette Tetlow (Iowa) played a game to promote the show on the Playwrights Horizons’ FB fan page! Watch below:

io…wh@t? Word Game#IowaPH cast members partner up to guess key words from the play. The challenge? No lines or songs from the script allowed. Oh, and they’ve gotta put a cork in it. Let the games begin!

Posted by Playwrights Horizons on Saturday, April 25, 2015

And here are more pictures from the kids of The Lion King, Fun Home, The King and I, Annie, New York Spring Spectacular, and Matilda!

LES MIS Kids Featured in Easter Bonnet Videos, CABARET FOR A CAUSE and SONGS OF OUR YOUTH, and more!

Les Miserables

Fabi Aguirre and Joshua Colley (Les Miserables) were both featured in Les Miserables‘s Easter Bonnet skit! They appear in the video of the event and the backstage video, both below:

Youngest Jean Valjean Ever in Broadway's Les Miserables – Easter Bonnet 2015 from Broadway Cares on Vimeo.

Backstage at Easter Bonnet Competition 2015 from Broadway Cares on Vimeo.

To all those performing in Cabaret for a Cause and Songs Of Our Youth tonight: break lots of legs and have great shows!

Sydney Lucas (Fun Home) was named one of this season’s breakout performers by Playbill! Congrats, Sydney! Check out the article on Playbill.com.

Sadie Seelert (A Little Princess), Carly Paige Baron (Mary Poppins), and Ava Ulloa (Matilda) will perform at the launch event for the new book Stagestruck on May 9th, 2015! Get more information HERE.

The boys of Finding Neverland were featured in the latest episode of “Never Grow Up”! Check out the episode on Broadway.com or below:

Congratulations to Sophie Knapp (Once), who has booked a commercial for Smart Car!

Check out production photos from The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek, featuring Caleb McLaughlin (The Lion King), below!

See a preview of the action on stage in THE PAINTED ROCKS AT REVOLVER CREEK, written and directed by Athol Fugard.Photos by Joan Marcus.

Posted by Signature Theatre Company on Monday, April 27, 2015

And here are pictures from the kids of The Lion King, Matilda, The King and I, and Fun Home!

 

Tunes in Times Square, Photo Coverage from DOCTOR ZHIVAGO’s Gypsy Robe Ceremony, and more!

Kids from Annie, The King and I, The Lion King, Motown, School of Rock, The Color Purple, Macbeth, A Little Princess, Matilda, The Sound of Music Live, Pippin, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, and more will perform at Tunes in Times Square on May 3, 2015, to benefit the Magical Music for Life foundation. Get more information HERE!

Check out photo coverage from Doctor Zhivago‘s Gypsy Robe Ceremony on BroadwayWorld.com!

There is a great throwback interview with the Broadway kids and teens of 1977! Check it out on Playbill.com.

Check out rehearsal and recording studio pictures from K’Lynn Jackman (The Lion King), featuring many other Broadway and Off-Broadway kids, below!

HONORED AND BLESSED TO BE PART OF THIS MONDAY NIGHT FUN TIMES WITH FRIENDS AT REHEARSAL FOR AN AWESOME PROJECT. THANKS…

Posted by KLYNN-Public Figure on Monday, April 20, 2015

GREAT MEMORIES WITH MY FRIENDS AT THE STUDIO. I HAD A BLAST!WWW.KLYNNJACKMAN.COM #GLORYTOGOD #STUDIO #HAVINGFUN …

Posted by KLYNN-Public Figure on Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Check out Trevor Braun‘s (Billy Elliot) new commercial for Visa below!

And here are videos and pictures from the kids of The Lion King, The Audience, The King and I, Finding Neverland, Matilda, and Once!

K’LYNN’S BOW-TEEK “BE YOURSELF”WWW.KLYNNJACKMAN.COM #GLORYTOGOD #LOVED #YOUNGNALA #KLYNNJACKMAN #HAVINGFUN #FAITH #CONFIDENCE #HONORED #BET #NYC #LA #KLYNNSBOWTEEK #FOCUSED #GOAL #DRIVE #LIONKING #TYLERPERRY #OPRAHWINFREY #SHERRISHEPERD #MOTIVATIONALSPEAKER #TEAMKLYNN #KLYNNSOURCE #YOUTH #BROADWAY #TELEVISION #RISINGSTAR

Posted by KLYNN-Public Figure on Monday, April 20, 2015

FUN HOME Opening Night, FINDING NEVERLAND Photo Coverage, and more!

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We are wishing broken legs to the company of Fun Home (featuring Sydney Lucas, Zell Steele Morrow, Gabriella Pizzolo, and Oscar Williams) for their opening night tonight!

Check out photo coverage from Finding Neverland‘s Gypsy Robe Ceremony on BroadwayWorld.com!

There is an awesome article about Oscar Williams (Fun Home), Alison Bechdel, and Fun Home in general on BurlingtonFreePress.com!

If you’re planning to see Kinky Boots next month, make sure to check out Jake Katzman‘s schedule below:

 

And here are pictures and videos from the kids of Finding Neverland, The Lion King, Matilda, Fun Home, Doctor Zhivago, and The King and I!

“This amazing story really just moves me so much.” – Book Writer James Graham on #FindingNeverland#1day until #FindingNeverland’s opening night!

Posted by Finding Neverland – The New Musical on Tuesday, April 14, 2015

A LITTLE SONG FOR MR. DARREN WHO IS LEAVING. WE’RE GONNA MISS YOU WHEN YOUR GONE! WWW.KLYNNJACKMAN.COM #POTLUCK #ACTINGDIRECTOR #BLESSED #AWESOMEPERSON #DARRENKATZ #LIONKING #YOUNGNALA #BROADWAY #KLYNNSBOWTEEK #FAITH #HONORED #YOUNGSIMBA #MOTIVATIONALSPEAKER #TEAMKLYNN #KLYNNSOURCE #YOUTH #STAGE #FAMILY #GLORYTOGOD #ACTRESS #NEWCHAPTER

Posted by KLYNN-Public Figure on Saturday, April 11, 2015

 

ALL THIS LOVE JUST FOR ME! THANK YOU SO MUCH.WWW.KLYNNJACKMAN.COM #TEAMKLYNN #ACTRESS #HAPPY #TIMESQUARE #BROADWAY…

Posted by KLYNN-Public Figure on Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Thankful to be part is such an amazing show! Here are a few pictures from our celebration of 2 years on Broadway!

Posted by Brooklyn Shuck on Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Sam Chuck’s Birthday, KINKY BOOTS Cast Change, and more!

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We want to wish a very happy birthday to Sam Chuck (Les Miserables)! We hope you had a great day!

Congratulations and happy trails to Griffin Reese, who just completed his run with Kinky Boots as Young Charlie! Also, welcome back to Graham Montgomery, who just rejoined the show!

Congratulations to the company of First Wives Club in Chicago on a great pre-Broadway run!

Check out photo coverage from Matilda‘s second anniversary event on BroadwayWorld.com!

Make sure to get your tickets for Cabaret for a Cause in New York City and Los Angeles–they’re going fast! Buy them HERE.

And here are pictures from the kids of Fun Home, Les Miserables, Kinky Boots, Annie, and The King and I!

MATILDA Celebrates 2-Year Anniversary, FUN HOME To Update Cast Album, and more!

Matilda

The company of Matilda celebrated their 2-year anniversary last night! View pictures from the celebration at Broadway.com and TheatreMania.com.

Fun Home will update their cast album! The new cast album will include new material from the Broadway production as well as unrecorded Off-Broadway material. Get more details at Playbill.com. Additionally, Sydney Lucas was on hand to release the new edition of the Fun Home graphic novel. View that at Broadway.com!

Kids from Annie, Matilda, and more will team up to raise money for cancer research! Presented by Abbey Rose Gould (A Little Princess) and Presley Ryan (A Little Princess), performers include Emily Rosenfeld (Annie, New York Spring Spectacular), Graham Montgomery (Kinky Boots), and more! The concert is set for May 11th at 7pm at the Soho Playhouse in NYC. Purchase tickets at Vendini!

Jon Viktor Corpuz (The King and I) was featured on the LCT blog as well as AsianJournal.com recently! Take a look at the links below:

Getting to Know (some of) the Fil-Ams in the Cast of The King and I
King of the Kids

The kids of Doctor Zhivago were highlighted in this video about Zhivago‘s first preview! Watch below:

And here are more pictures from the kids of The Lion King, Matilda, Fun Home, Iowa, Les Miserables, and The King and I!

Olivia Chun (The King and I) in NYC!

Posted by Young Broadway Actor News on Friday, April 10, 2015